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This week In Jazz Legends 40

Michel Petrucciani, Anthony Jackson & Steve Gadd, John Coltrane, Chick Corea, Dizzy Gillespie, Jimmy Smith, Wayne Shorter Quartet, Ramsey Lewis, Milt Jackson, Benny Golson, Art Farmer & Nhøp, Lalo Schifrin, The Bad Plus, Stan Kenton, Count Basie. They are the “Jazz Legends” selected among the 219 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited […]

This week In Jazz Legends 38

Wes Montgomery, Benny Golson, Freddie Hubbard, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Joe Lovano, Archie Shepp, Hugh Masekela & Jabu Nkosi, Sonny Rollins, Lenny White, Michael Brecker, SFJazz Collective, Chick Corea & Gary Burton. They are the “Jazz Legends” selected among the 220 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist […]

Happy Birthday Benny Golson. ‘Along Came Benny’

This day (January 25, 1929), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is born Benny Golson,an American bebop & hard bop jazz tenor saxophonist. Tracklist : Take The A Train (2009) . Killer Joe (2009) . Interview & Live. . Milt Jackson & Benny Golson & Art Farmer & NHØP – Blues for Diahann (1997) . Freddie Hubbard & […]

Milt Jackson and Wes Montgomery record together ‘Bags Meets Wes!’…

‘Bags Meets Wes!’ by Milt Jackson & Wes Montgomery is a collaboration album recorded in December, 1961 and released in 1962 By Riverside. Track Listing : 1.S.K.J. (Milt Jackson) – 05:17 . 2.Stablemates (Benny Golson) – 05:45 . 3.Stairway To The Stars (Matty Malneck, Mitchell Parish, Frank Signorelli) – 03:38 . 4.Blue Roz (Wes Montgomery) […]

Dinah Washington records ‘The Swingin’ Miss D,’ an album…

Dinah Washington’s ‘The Swingin’ Miss D’ is a studio album arranged by Quincy Jones and recorded on December 4–6, 1956 and released in 1957 by Emarcy. Track Listing : 1.They Didn’T Believe Me (Jerome Kern, Herbert Reynolds) – 02:44 . 2.You’Re Crying (Leonard Feather, Quincy Jones) – 03:29 . 3.Makin’ Whoopee (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn) […]

Quincy Jones starts the recording of ‘The Quintessence’ with his…

Quincy Jones’ ‘The Quintessence’ is an album recorded with his orchestra on November 29, December 18 and 22, 1961. Track Listing : 1.Quintessence (Quincy Jones) – 04:21 . 2.Robot Portrait (Billy Byers) – 05:25 . 3.Little Karen (Benny Golson) – 03:44 . 4.Straight, No Chaser (Thelonious Monk) – 02:26 . 5.For Lena And Lennie (Quincy […]

Quincy Jones releases ‘Q’s Jook Joint,’ an album featuring…

Quincy Jones’ ‘Q’s Jook Joint’ is an album (his first in six years) released on November 7, 1995 by Qwest. Track Listing : 1.Jook Joint Intro (Quincy Jones) – 01:32 . 2.Let The Good Times Roll (Fleecie Moore, Sam Theard) – 02:55 . 3.Cool Joe, Mean Joe (Killer Joe) (Benny Golson, Quincy Jones, Queen Latifah) […]

Charles Mingus records ‘Mingus Dynasty’ produced by Teo Macero for…

Charles Mingus’ ‘Mingus Dynasty’ is an album companion to ‘Mingus Ah Um’ and recorded on November 1–13, 1959 and released the same year by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Slop (Charles Mingus) – 06:14 . 2.Diane (Charles Mingus) – 07:28 . 3.Song With Orange (Charles Mingus) – 06:47 . 4.Gunslinging Bird (Charles Mingus) – 05:12 . […]

This week In Jazz Legends 23

Pat Metheny, Kenny Garrett, Chick Corea, Gary Burton, Lee Konitz, Chick Corea, Pharoah Sanders, John Hicks, Dave Brubeck, Paul Desmond, Miles Davis, Stan Getz, Milt Jackson, Benny Golson, Art Farmer, NHØP, Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, Chucho Valdes, Archie Shepp, Max Roach, Abdullah Ibrahim, James Blood Ulmer, Sam Rivers. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected […]

We remember Milt Jackson. ‘The Jackson Vibe’

This day (October 9, 1999), in Manhattan, New York, died Milt Jackson, an American jazz vibraphonist,. Digest Tracklist : Bag’s Groove . The Prophet Speaks (1999) . w/ Benny Golson & Art Farmer & Nhøp – Blues For Diahann (1997) . Take The A Train (1994) . Live In Japan (1990) . Milt Jackson Top […]

Four Jazz Messengers Euro Gigs

On October 9, 1989, two days before his 70th birthday, Art Blakey took his Jazz Messengers to the Leverkusen Jazz festival in Germany. The concert turned out to be a special event when ex Messengers joined the party. From the Fifties / Sixties line-ups : Benny Golson, Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard, Curtis Fuller, Jackie McLean. […]

Art Blakey celebrates his 70th birthday with an all-star band (1989)

October 9, 1989 – for his 70th birthday, Art Blakey has invited past members of the Jazz Messengers such as Freddie Hubbard, Terence Blanchard, Curtis Fuller, Jackie McLean, Donald Harrison, Benny Golson, Wayne Shorter, Walter Davis, Jr., Buster Williams, Roy Haynes and Michelle Hendricks at Leverkusen Jazz Festival in Germany